Brazil | Cidade de Deus (City of God)-Rio de Janeiro

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The neighborhood of City of God ('Cidade de Deus' in Portuguese) is part of the borough of Jacarepagua, in the Western Zone of the city of Rio de Janeiro. The neighborhood was founded in 1960, planned and executed by the state government of Guanabara as part of the policy to systematically remove favelas from the center of Rio de Janeiro and settling their inhabitants in the suburbs.
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